Category Archives: Camel Equipment

The All Purpose Camel Saddle Explained

ALL PURPOSE CAMEL SADDLE INTRODUCTION

Take a sneak peek of all the features of an all purpose camel saddle, for the dromedary camel. Watch Russell explain why he chose the All Purpose Camel Saddle before his 2 year walk with camels across Australia.   Highlights: After 15+ years the camel saddle featured in the video is still in excellent condition  […]

Hobbles, Halters & Haters – Camel [Coffee] Chat

Camel Hobbles, Camel Halters & Haters

Grab a cuppa and join us for a Camel Coffee Chat where we talk about the most latest camel news with insights and information to help you along your camel journey whether you have camels or not. In this CCC (camel coffee chat) episode we’re talking camel hobbles, their uses, types of camel hobbles and […]

Camel Toys – Do They Need Them and Are They Dangerous?

camel toys

We all want to do the right thing by our animals, in this case our camels, but sometimes the lack of understanding of a camel’s psychology – their way of thinking – can do more harm than good. The truth is that to gain a good understanding of a camel’s psychology takes years of being […]

Catching Camels Haltering – How To

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Here’s a How To video on catching camels as well as haltering camels once they are yarded or in a confined area. The MOST important thing you must have between yourself and the camel you are attempting to halter is TRUST. We talk a lot about our Camel Connection Trust Based Camel Training because it matters […]

Camel Training & Handling: 3 Important Knots for Cameleers

Camel Training with Russell Osborne

If you work with camels or are planning on working with camels, whether that be training or handling, there are 3 important knots you need to know for camel handling and camel training. Like riding a bike (or a camel?), once these knots are learnt, they’re hard to forget and you’ll be able to do […]

Camel Equipment: Camel Spider Harness

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There isn’t a camel training session that goes by without us using a “spider” (camel harness). It’s one of THE most  important pieces of camel equipment that we have and  if you’re doing without it you’ll soon learn why you need one (or more) if you’ve got more than one camel, which you should, because camel’s […]

Camel Nose Pegs – To Use Or Not To Use?

Camel Nose Peg

We’re putting ourselves under a great, big, bright spotlight here and bringing a much misunderstood and debated subject to the forefront. When there’s animals and issues concerning welfare are involved everyone has an opinion – especially when it comes to something like the For and Against using nose pegs on camels. We like the that […]

How To Saddle Camel [Video Tutorial]

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At a glance you wouldn’t think that there was any appropriate place to put a saddle on a dromedary (one humped) camel. We’ve often wondered who made camel riding a ‘thing’ in the first place. Camels have a flat spine, but their hump makes for awkward riding without a saddle. If you’re considering riding your […]